Peder Laursen Dyrskjøt

Brief Life History of Peder

When Peder Laursen Dyrskjøt was born on 10 April 1630, in Ørum, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Lars Pedersen Dyrskøt, was 69 and his mother, Maren Pedersdatter, was 22. He had at least 4 sons and 1 daughter with Kirsten Jensdatter Steen. He died on 13 October 1707, in Jerslev, Børglum, Denmark, at the age of 77, and was buried in Jerslev, Børglum, Denmark.

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Peder Laursen Dyrskjøt
Kirsten Jensdatter Steen
Birgette Pedersdatter Dyrskjøt
Lars Pedersen
Steen Pedersen Dyrskjøt
Jochum Pedersen
Conrad Pedersen Dyrskjøt

Sources (2)

  • Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941;
  • Kjaerulf Studies

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1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Aksel, Bent, Birgit, Kresten.

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Laur, a short form of Laurits or Laurits, vernacular forms of Laurentius (see Lawrence ). This surname is also found in northern Germany.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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